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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM
637 AM MST Thu Jan 18 2018

Upper Gila River Valley-Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley-
Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley-Lowlands of the Bootheel-
Uplands of the Bootheel-Southwest Desert/Mimbres Basin-
Eastern Black Range Foothills-Sierra County Lakes-
Northern Dona Ana County-Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley-
Central Tularosa Basin-Southern Tularosa Basin-
West Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet-
East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-Otero Mesa-
Western El Paso County-Eastern/Central El Paso County-
Northern Hudspeth Highlands/Hueco Mountains-Salt Basin-
Southern Hudspeth Highlands-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern El Paso/Western Hudspeth Counties-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern Hudspeth County-
637 AM MST Thu Jan 18 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central
New Mexico, southwest New Mexico, and southwest Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Friday will be dry and seasonably warm with mostly clear skies. A
Pacific based weather system will move through the area Saturday
afternoon and night. The storm system will generate strong west
winds in the afternoon and early evening especially along the east
slopes of area mountains. There will be chance of showers over
Southwest New Mexico by Saturday afternoon that will spread
eastward Saturday evening. Snow levels will start out very high
Saturday afternoon, but will drop to 5000 feet by early Sunday
morning as precipitation ends across the area. Snow accumulations
in the mountains will range from 1 to 3 inches. Sunday through
Wednesday will be dry and cool.


Spotter activation will not be needed.


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